Wednesday, 30 November, 2022
TopicPetrol price

Topic: Petrol price

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?

9th fuel price spike in 10 days, petrol, diesel costlier by Rs 6.40 a litre

Petrol now costs Rs 101.81 a litre, while diesel is selling at Rs 93.07 in Delhi. Prices are set to be raised due to a sharp jump in crude oil prices in the international markets.

Petrol, diesel prices shoot up by 80 paise, overall hike of Rs 5.60 in 9 days

This is the ninth increase in prices since the ending of a four-and-half-month long hiatus in rate revision on 22 March.

Petrol, diesel prices hiked by 80 paise a litre

In the fourth increase in 5 days, petrol in Delhi will now cost Rs 98.61 while diesel rates have gone up to Rs 89.87.

Oil demand recovery in India poised to weather Covid surge

India’s total oil demand is expected to grow 4% to 5% over the 12 month ending 31 March compared with a year earlier.

Jharkhand’s poor to get Rs 25/litre discount on petrol for their 2-wheelers, up to 10 litres

CM Hemant Soren said high petrol price is not letting the poor use their vehicles to go to the market. The subsidy will be given to families with ration cards from 26 January.

Petrol, diesel prices rally to highest ever levels as rates hiked again by 35 paise/litre

Since the ending of the three-week-long hiatus in rate revision last month, this is the 14th increase in petrol price and the 17th time that diesel rates have gone up.

77% Indians want petrol & diesel to come under GST, survey finds

The survey comes ahead of the GST Council meeting Friday, which is likely to discuss bringing petrol, diesel and other petroleum products under the GST ambit.

For Modi govt, ‘GDP rise’ means increase in gas, diesel and petrol prices: Rahul Gandhi

In a press conference Wednesday, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi accused the Centre of earning Rs 23 lakh crore in the past 7 years by increasing the prices of gas, diesel and petrol.

Modi govt’s excise collections on petrol, diesel jump 88% in FY21

MoS for Finance Pankaj Choudhary informed the Lok Sabha that total excise collections in April-June this year stands at Rs 1.01 lakh crore.

On Camera

YourTurn

A group picture of Supreme court judges at Supreme Court in New Delhi | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Ambedkar rejected collegium system, said CJI supremacy on judges’ appointment is dangerous

In May 1949, the Constituent Assembly debated the Collegium system, only to reject it thrice. Now the SC is assuming that role once again.
Representational image | Reuters

India’s economic growth at 6.3% for second quarter, slower than previous months

Government capital spending increased more than 40% during the quarter as it stepped up expenditure on roads to railways, according to official data on Wednesday.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.